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Early Career Geologist Award Finals

22 February 2019
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Event type:
Competition, Social event
Organised by:
Geological Society Events
The Geological Society, Burlington House
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To recognise the work of geoscientists in the early stages of their careers, the Geological Society runs the Early Career Geologist award. This competition is open to all Fellows with less than 10 years post graduate experience, who are working towards Chartership.

This years Early Career Geologist Award Finals will start at 13:00 on Friday 22 February 2019 at the Geological Society, Burlington House. There will be talks from each of the finalists as well as a guest lecture from Dr Bethan Davies, University of Nottingham, on Antarctic glaciers. 

The launch of the newly formed Early Career Network will take place after the Early Career Geologist Award at 6:00pm.

Members of the public are welcome to come and watch the Early Career award which will be held in our lecture theatre. 

Please email Education to reserve your place. 

This year's finalists

Daniel Levell, Central Scotland Regional Group 
Lessons Learned from the use of the Pells Classification system in the Sydney Sandstone Formation

Andrew Thomas, Home Counties North Regional Group

Tracking crustal carbon recycling using superdeep diamonds

Joseph Whiting, South East Regional Group

Back to the drawing board’ – Harnessing legacy data in re-emerging provinces to drive regional understanding in the oil industry

Jordan Lindsey, South West Regional Group

From Continent to Ocean – the PGE geochemistry of the migrating Tristan plume

Wesley Dixon, Western Regional Group
The use of electronic tablets and optical televiewers as logging aids at Wylfa Ground Investigations

Keir Thomas, Southern Wales Regional Group 
The identification and remediation of solution features in the Quarella Sandstone beneath a medium sized residential development.

Sam Hazell, West Midlands Regional Group
The importance of Targeted Site Walkovers on large scale projects

Erin Guy, Yorkshire Regional Group 
A New School Development located in the Durham Coalfield


Keith Seymour, Vice President for Regional Groups, The Geological Society

Caroline Gill, Lead Geologist, Shell UK

Tracey Radford, Practice Manager, Atkins, Chair of Geological Society Engineering Group

Nerys Walters, Senior Geologist, CSA Global Consultants

Nick Rawlinson, Professor of Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge

Find out more about the Early Careers Award

Geolsoc Contact

Amy Ball

Education Assistant
The Geological Society